[ dreem-land ]
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  1. a pleasant, lovely land that exists only in dreams or the imagination; the region of reverie.

  2. a state of sleep.

Origin of dreamland

First recorded in 1825–35; dream + land

Words Nearby dreamland

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How to use dreamland in a sentence

  • It always heralded some disaster when it appeared before him in dreamland.

    The Beach of Dreams | H. De Vere Stacpoole
  • I was somewhat tired and soon felt myself drowsily wandering into dreamland as the breeze lulled me soothingly.

    A Fantasy of Far Japan | Baron Kencho Suyematsu
  • It is strange, but in dreamland one often remembers by heart that which it is impossible to do when awake.

    A Fantasy of Far Japan | Baron Kencho Suyematsu
  • She could have fallen into the arms of this wondrously beautiful fairy princess, expecting to be carried away by her to dreamland.

    The Minister's Wooing | Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • It was the paradise, the dreamland they looked forward to during all the rest of the year.

British Dictionary definitions for dreamland


/ (ˈdriːmlænd) /

  1. an ideal land existing in dreams or in the imagination

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